One of the things I have emphasized to my readers for years is that economies are cyclical. It is worth mentioning again during our much stronger current economic cycle.
Category Archives: Admissions Advice
The LSAC recently published some additional testing dates through June 2024. Here they are: Future LSAT Test Dates (2023-2024): January 13/14, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) February 10/11, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) April 14/15, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) June 9/10, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) August 11/12, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) September 8/9, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) […]
Those were the kind words recently received from former SIU student Robert M. Robert passed the California State Bar on his first try, after coming out of law school entirely debt-free. Here is Robert’s story, told in his own words:
If you took the February 2023 LSAT, you should have received your LSAT score. At this point, you may be contemplating your next step. Here are my suggestions, depending upon your situation:
The LSAT Writing Section The LSAT Writing section* is the only ungraded part of the LSAT (other than the experimental section). However, it is a required part of the LSAT, currently administered separately from the rest of the exam. Your written response is distributed to all law schools to which you apply. The basic idea […]
Here it is…always controversial, always interesting and always conversation provoking! US News and World Reports 2023 law school rankings.
For those of you who took the October 2022 LSAT, congratulations! Here are a few things you may want to consider, regardless of how well you feel you did:
In 2022, UCLA once again has been ranked the #1 public University by U.S. News and World Reports, with UC Berkeley right behind it at #2. Congrats to the entire UC system, with UCLA and UC Berkeley leading the pack, on consistently offering exceptional public University educations for decades! A lot of factors go into […]
While the importance of the first two items on this list (LSAT score and cumulative undergraduate gpa) are not likely to generate much serious debate, the unscientific “ranking” of the remaining law school “soft factors” below might stir up some controversy. After all, not all admission committee members prioritize each of the “soft factors” in […]
So, you probably have learned about the importance of your LSAT score and undergraduate gpa to your law school application. However, I’ve also noticed a series of other factors that many prospective law students believe will influence their application that actually have very little, if any, impact. Here are five of them: A “non-traditional” college […]